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Schooling Readers recovers of these narratives, ranging from one-page magazine fictions to page novels. Each chapter outlines one of the four plotlines that define the common school narrative school exhibitions and spelling bees, violence against teachers, student-teacher romance, and teachers adopting their students , revealing the anxieties nineteenth-century Americans felt about mass education as it was coming into being.
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The Sentimental Touch: The Language of Feeling in the Age of Managerialism
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Details if other :. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. Examines emotion in American literature between and when sentimental literature seemed to fade from the cultural landscape and managerial bureaucracies began to dominate American culture.
The Sentimental Touch
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